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Home Upgrades To Consider For Senior Family Members

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There are times when you may need to have a senior age family member move into your home. This is usually due to a health issue and you would prefer the family member to receive home health rather than move to a senior living facility. If you are having a senior age family member move into your home, you may want to hire home builders to help with some upgrades. Here are three of the upgrades you can have done to your home to make your family members stay more comfortable and safe.

15 October 2018

Creating Your Dream "Shabin"? Insulation Tips For Year-Round Comfort

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A new variation seen in the movement toward tiny homes is lovingly referred to by some as a "shabin" home. Technically, a shabin starts with the purchase of a portable shed, often designed and constructed to look like a rustic cabin. These portable sheds typically are purchased with fully finished exteriors of either wood or metal, with mostly uncompleted interiors that can be customized and finished to create a home in the style the owner prefers.

4 September 2018

3 Practical Tips For The Design Of Your New Patio

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Enjoying time outdoors is something that many people look forward to. If you have a nicely landscaped yard, you probably want to make better use of your outdoor living area. The addition of a patio to your property can provide you with the dedicated space needed to relax in your yard or host friends for a backyard barbecue. Designing the perfect patio doesn't have to be difficult. It just requires that you invest some time and effort into the planning and design process.

22 July 2018

Does Your Flood Elevation Ever Change?

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Base flood elevation is the level that flood waters are expected to reach in case of a flood. Knowing your flood elevation will enable you to protect your home against flooding. It will also keep you from finding yourself on the wrong side of the law.   You may already know your area's flood elevation but are now wondering whether this can change. Here are some circumstances than can cause your flood elevation to change.

6 June 2018

How To Know If You Need Professional Help For Your Home Foundation

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Problems with the foundation of a home cannot be ignored or put off for too long because of the seriousness of the situation. If you are not careful, you could find that you are going to end up with some major issues. This is why you will want to make sure that you are well aware of the signs that indicate that it is time to hire a professional for the repair of your home foundation.

22 April 2018

Worried About Mosquitoes In Your Yard? 3 Tips For Getting The Right Landscaping

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Taking care of the landscaping in your yard has more to do than just making sure that it looks great. If you want to keep pests out of your yard so that they won't be a problem for your guests, it's a good idea to look into what you can do to keep mosquitoes out. Mosquitoes can be especially bothersome when you're spending more time outdoors and can even lead to potential illnesses, making it important to look into what you can do to the landscaping to keep them far away.

14 March 2018

What Are The Different Types Of Asphalt? What Makes Them Different?

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Did you know that there are actually three types of asphalt? Most people don't realize that the same substance that is found on roadways and on their driveway is actually created three different ways and are used for several different types of projects. What are the three different types of asphalt and what makes them different? Hot Mix The first type of asphalt is known as hot mix asphalt. Hot mix asphalt is a mix of coarse aggregate stone, sand, and petroleum-based cement that is heated and then poured at high temperatures to create your driveway, highways, interstates, and roads in your city or town.

30 January 2018

What Kind Of Dumpster Do You Need For Your Business?

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Trash is a normal part of just about any business operation. However, picking a dumpster for the first time can feel a little intimidating because there can be so many different choices. Here is a look at a few questions you should know the answers to in order to determine what type and size dumpster will work best for your business.  How much space do you have available for the unit?

15 December 2017

Common Myths About Topsoil

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Topsoil is a mixture of sand, clay, and silt that is dark in color and contains a high percentage of organic matter. It is typically used in garden beds and when planting trees or shrubs. Depending on how much topsoil you need, it can be purchased in large bags from a garden center, or you can arrange for bulk deliveries. Some people have confusion about topsoil and how to use it.

13 November 2017

Common Problems When Roofing A Home Addition

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You are planning a major change to your home with the addition of an extra room, and expanded space, or even a roofed outdoor living space. There are all kinds of things you will be thinking about with this home addition, from matching up the exterior cladding to ensuring the addition is perfectly on par with the rest of the home's interior. However, there is one other tricky thing that can pose some issues, and that is the roofing.

9 October 2017